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Local cowboy to compete in PBR finals

From Staff Reports A young Choctaw County cowboy is headed to Las Vegas to compete in the Professional Bull Riders Finals. Colton Mewbourn of Ackerman will leave Oct 28 and competes four days through Nov. 5. The final Top 10 will…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com Stroke Support Group Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Community Room, OCH Regional Medical Center, Starkville. Led by OCH Rehab Services Licensed Speech-Language Pathologists Laurel Jones and Lori Windle,…

Holmes CC football broadcast partnership announced

Holmes Community College is pleased to announce a partnership with radio stations WLIN, WYAB and WQXB known as the Holmes Football Radio Network to broadcast the 2016 football games for the sixth year. These stations offer a combined coverage area…

Sports Schedules

THUR, SEPT. 1 Prep Volleyball 6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central at Enterprise TBA — Philadelphia at Lake 5 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy 5:30 p.m. — Newton County Academy at…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin I reached out to run my hand along the rough surface of the log wall beside my sleeping place. This wall had served as outside protection for the family inside for many years before becoming an…

Unity event

Photo Submitted The Planning Committee of First Unity UMC in Weir will be honoring all pastors and first ladies/husbands in the surrounding communities Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at First Unity Family Life Center. Rev. Nelson Forrest of…

The third time is the charm

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State University Extension – Choctaw County Definition of the third time is the charm —used to say that two efforts at something have already failed but perhaps the third will be successful. Yes, at 10:00…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed a total of 70 miscellaneous incident reports and incident offense reports last week. 8/19/16 Michael Cork B/M 7/22/88 CSO Bench Warrant/No Insurance, Bench Warrant/Improper Window Tint, Bench Warrant/No D.L., NISI Warrant/Failure to Yield to…